October 18, 1979 |
Timmins, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 6 in (198 cm)|
|Weight||231 lb (105 kg; 16 st 7 lb)|
|Dutch League team
|HYS The Hague
|NHL Draft||67th overall, 1998
Alexander Lawrence Henry (born October 18, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently a player of the Dutch team HYS The Hague from The Hague. Before this, he played for the Düsseldorfer EG of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).
Alex Henry was selected in the 3rd round, 67th overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers from the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. Henry played his first professional season in the 1999–00 season with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL.
Henry made his NHL debut with the Oilers in the 2002–03 season, playing in only three games before he was placed on waivers to be claimed by the Washington Capitals on October 24, 2002. Henry went on to play 38 games with the Capitals.
On October 9, 2003, Henry was again placed on waivers, this time to be claimed by the Minnesota Wild. With Minnesota he played his first full season in the NHL with 71 games played. Henry signed with the German team ESV Kaufbeuren in the 2nd Bundesliga during the 2004–05 NHL lockout before returning to the Wild in the 2005–06 season.
On July 3, 2008, Henry was signed as a free agent by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year contract, and played his first regular-season game with the Canadiens on February 1, 2009, against the Boston Bruins. It marked his first NHL game since the 2005–06 season.
On May 9, 2012 it was announced that Alex Henry had signed a contract with the Duesseldorfer EG of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. On October 9, 2013 it was announced that Henry had signed a one-year contract with HYS The Hague in the Dutch Eredivisie.
|1995–96||Timmins Golden Bears||NOJHL||2||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||ESV Kaufbeuren||2. GBun||16||4||4||8||20||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Preds sign D-man Henry". predators.nhl.com. 2006-08-22. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
- "Habs sign Henry, Desjardins". canadiens.nhl.com. 2008-07-03. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
- "Habs lose Lang, Latendresse in loss to Bruins". tsn.ca. 2009-02-01. Archived from the original on February 4, 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
- Alex Henry career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Alex Henry's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Yahoo Sports
|Minnesota Wild captain